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NEMA Seeks Nominations for BIC Illuminations Award.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 18, 2015 - NEMA Board of Governors seeks nominations for Business Innovation Council (BIC) Illuminations Award, which recognizes small- to medium-sized NEMA company. Specifically, Illuminations Award will showcase one company that demonstrates outstanding leadership, service, entrepreneurial inventiveness, and other criteria established by BIC Advisory Committee. Eligibility requires nominees to be in good standing and qualify as SME manufacturer with annual reported in NEMA scope sales of ≤$50 million.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Business Innovation Council Seeks Innovative Company

Press release date: Aug 13, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Board of Governors is soliciting nominations for its inaugural Business Innovation Council (BIC)Illuminations Award recognizing a small- to medium-sized (SME) NEMA company. The award will be made at the association’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in November.

TheIlluminations Award will showcase a company that demonstrates outstanding leadership, service, entrepreneurial inventiveness, and other criteria established by the BIC Advisory Committee. In addition to being a NEMA member company in good standing, a nominee must be an SME manufacturer with annual reported in NEMA scope sales of $50 million or less. Full criteria are listed on the members-only BIC website.

According to NEMA President and CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff, visionary and hard-working individuals drive these enterprises.

“NEMA is defined by its dynamic membership.  The BICIlluminations Award will highlight companies that identify challenges faced by the electroindustry as a whole, as well as driving solutions. So in honoring an outstanding SME member, we recognize not only the entrepreneurial spirit that was behind NEMA’s founding nearly 90 years ago, but also the force that will carry NEMA into the future.”

The award will be presented at the awards luncheon held in conjunction with NEMA’s 89th Annual Membership Meeting November 6, 2015, in Washington, D.C., at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The winner also will be announced in ei, the magazine of the electroindustry and elsewhere.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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